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Michigan Football Ranked No. 7 in First AP Poll of 2016

The Wolverines also received a first place vote in the poll.

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The first AP poll of the 2016 college football season was released on Sunday with the Michigan Wolverines coming in ranked seventh and receiving a first-place vote.

The Wolverines were ranked eighth earlier this offseason in the first coaches poll of the season.

Ohio State is the only team ranked higher in the Big Ten at No. 6. Michigan State and Iowa come in at No. 12 and No. 17, respectively.

Here is the full poll:

  1. Alabama (33 first place votes)
  2. Clemson (16)
  3. Oklahoma (4)
  4. Florida State (5)
  5. LSU (1)
  6. Ohio State (1)
  7. Michigan (1)
  8. Stanford
  9. Tennessee
  10. Notre Dame
  11. Ole Miss
  12. Michigan State
  13. TCU
  14. Washington
  15. Houston
  16. UCLA
  17. Iowa
  18. Georgia
  19. Louisville
  20. USC
  21. Oklahoma State
  22. North Carolina
  23. Baylor
  24. Oregon
  25. Florida

Other programs that received votes were Miami (FL), Texas A&M, Utah, Washington State, Boise State, San Diego State, Wisconsin, Auburn, Pittsburgh, Arkansas, Texas, Nebraska, Navy, Northwestern, Western Kentucky, South Florida and Toledo.